Curacao is a sweet liqueur, distilled and flavored from the dried peel of bitter oranges. It can also contain distillates of lemons and curacao fruit, sugar and wine. The Caribbean island of Curacao is host to much of the fruit used in these liqueurs.
Curacao is often used to induce color into cocktails and other mixed drinks. Varients of the generic orange colored Curacao (Orange Curacao or Curacao) are the clear (White Curacao), blue (Blue Curacao) and green (Green Curacao).